Luckily for Nigerian Pilgrims currently in Mecca, only 3 Nigerians were affected in yesterday’s disaster that happened in a Mecca mosque when a crane crashed into a praying crowd.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria disclosed this to journalists but said the names of the victims will not be made public. He only gave a clue that two were from Kaduna and the 3rd is from Gombe State. He said the victims are currently receiving treatment at the holy land.
As of today, it has been said that 103 people died in the accident, while over 200 were wounded.